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Manager 
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Published by 
The Student Body of Liberty Union High School 



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California 




"OUR TEDDY" 

This year, the anniversary of a pioneer era, it seems to us that it is only 
fitting that we dedicate this annual to one who since his graduation has 
consistently and devotedly pioneered in the field of student-alumni re- 
lations and has contributed so much toward the betterment of our school 
and the happiness of our students. 

TEDDY OHMSTEDE, lovable alumnus of Liberty High School has always 
been one man we could count on for support, and his presence at the high 
school sporting events, dances, etc., is as welcome as his biq friendly smile. 
Teddy's contributions this year are typical. During football season he was 
almost a daily visitor to the practice field and his strong encouragement 
was no small factor in landing the league championship. Teddy also bought 
the Varsity 22 new pairs of pants. He did it quietly, without fuss, and more 
important, he did it voluntarily because that's the kind of a quy he is. 
Above we have listed just one of his memorable deeds. But for every one 
we could mention, there are literally dozens which he has contributed 
quietly and continuously and from which some student or the whole school 
has benefitted. 

Yes, TEDDY OHMSTEDE, the students of Liberty are very happy and 
proud that you are one of us in heart and in spirit, and it is with the deepest 
gratitude and affection that we dedicate this Annual to you, 



Two 




I. Must be gal's tag. 2. Wa-lll! 3. Oa-la-la! 4. Sufferin' catfish! 5. The tooter who tooted the flute. 
6. What's so cute? 7. First prize for this dog. 8. How to keep a man. 9. Marvin! 10. Masters of 
Music. II. Pepsodent ad. 12. That guilty look. 13. "Guess we told 'em!" 14. Cootchy Goo! 



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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE 

This Annual summarizes by word and picture a year's 
achievement at Liberty. Through the wholehearted 
effort of faculty and students much has been accom- 
plished for which we all may well feel proud. With 
this spirit of loyalty to each other and to our school 
and with the continued support of the people of our 
district, we can feel certain that Liberty's future 
achievements will match those of the past. 

Mr. B. J. Callaghan 



Four 




Here it is — the story of you and your friends, and of the hard work and 
events that have served to enrich your life in this past school year. We 
sincerely hope that you enjoy the additions which were made possible 
this year and that this publication will bring a wealth of memories to you 
in the years to come. 

Five 




FACULTY 



Mrs. Somerhalder 
Mr. Noble 
Miss Hoffman 
Miss Beemer 
Miss Doran 



Mr. Sutcliffe 
Mr. Georqe 
Mr. Draper 
Miss Lavers 
Mr. Ostrom 



Mrs. Soderstrom 
Mr. VonderAhe 
Mrs. Craiq 
Mr. Schuttish 
Mrs. Manni 

Not pictured: 
Mrs. Cross 
Miss Ganton 



Mr. Porterfield 
Miss Mitchell 
Mr. Walker 
Miss Curran 
Mr. Lawrence 



FACULTY 



We Liberty students certainly appreciate our teachers. Besides doing their utmost to 
"edicate" us, they display a willingness to help us by being advisers, counselors and, 
best of all, our friends. Yes, sometimes teachers do cause us embarrassment or dis- 
comfort, but not without just cause. 

We realize that our activities, clubs and entertainment would not be possible without 
the advice and ready cooperation of the teachers. They can be just as young as we 
are, too. Remember the clever skit the women teachers enacted for the Hi Jinx, girls? 
The Casaba Cavalcade was hilarious with the mock basketball game between the men 
teachers and the Junior team. Another "clowning" event of the year was the basket- 
ball game between the women faculty members and the girls' team. Among the most 
important of their accomplishments is the newly formed Parents Club, which has met 
regularly to improve the general welfare of the school. 

This year our faculty was enlarged by the addition of Mr. Walker, Mr. Schuttish, Mr. 
Draper, Mr. George, Miss Mitchell, Miss Curran, and Mrs. Soderstrom. At the begin- 
ning of the second semester Miss Ganton replaced Mr. George in the dramatics de- 
partment. 

The following is a schedule of the subjects taught by the teachers: 



Lida Beemer 

Biology 
Girls' P. E. 

B. J. Callaghan 

Senior Problems 

Madalein Craig 

Gen. Math. 
Algebra 

Beatrice Cross 

Clothing 
Economics 

Barbara Curran 

English 
Library 
U. S. History 

Beverly Doran 

U. S. History 
Typing 
Social Studies 

Hal Draper 

Gen. Science 

Chemistry 

Physics 

Mary Jean Ganton 

Dramatics 

English 

Library 

Martha Hoffman 

Art 

Crafts 

Nora Lavers 

Spanish 
Library 

C. G. Lawrence 

Agriculture 
Farm Mechanics 



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Fanny Manni 

Office 

Alice Mitchell 

Typing 

Bookkeeping 

Stenography 

Adv. Business Training 

Vernon Noble 

Chorus 

Band 

Music Lessons 

William Ostrom 

English 

Latin 

Cadets 

Troy Porterfield 

U. S. History 
Boys' P. E. 

Clayton Schut+ish 

Shop 

Elizabeth Soderstrom 

English 
Gen. Math. 

Ruth Somerhalder 

Foods 

Home Management 

Paul Sutcliffe 

Journalism 

Library 

English 

Frank VonderAhe 

Geometry 
Algebra 

Lee Walker 

Boys' P. E. 
Biology 
World History 




FALL FROLIC 



I. Stags at bay! 2. Mr. Noble's pride. 3. Guess who? 4. Smile, Seeno. 5. Ho-hummm. 6 Helms 
and his happy harem. 7. Beauty, bathing. 8. Pat patrols farm. 9. Swelled heads? 10. The tender 
touch. I I. Sheer contentment. 

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Pantaloons and Pantalettes 

I. Cora's party in '36. 2. Nellie Pastor. 3. Barbara Rennels. 4. Helen Bellah. 5. Cora Laird, 6. Addie 
Morse. 7. Irene Freitas. 8. Donna Clark (right). 9. Dolores and Manuel Vilchez. 10. Robert Fryar. 

II. Betty Boring. 12. Helen Roza. 13. Lois Welches. 14. Verna Bevill. 15. Alice Gonzales. 16. Emma 
Jean Phelps. 17. Genne Smith. 18. Matilda Misquez. 19. Linda Rogers. 

Nine 




I. Billie Robbins. 2. Jesse Baker. 3. Judy Ballard. 4. Ramona Ornelas. 
5. Betty Hanson. 6. Ralph Patterson. 7. Donna Mikkelsen. 8. Swen 
Carlyon. 9. Pearl Ball. 10. Diana Martin. I I . Ofelia Ochoa. 12. Mol- 
ly Tarango. 13. Leo Thomas. 14. Frances Seeno. 15. Bev Higgins. 
16. Ella Pendry. 17. Lillian Padilla, Frances Hererra. 18. Bobbie An- 
drews. 19. Corky Crist. 



Ten 




A Backward Glance 

The time has come for us to part from dear ol' Liberty and our many 
friends. (We guess we have a few.) 

We will leave with many memories of our high school days — memories 
of the first day we walked into Liberty as timid, little Freshmen, (well, 
some of us were timid) the planning and working on our coke sales and 
dances, and four years of almost continuous worrying over our financial 
situation, which at times was almost complete poverty. 

Maybe some will remember our Senior year as the year we ordered the 
rooter's caps and finally succeeded in selling them to the Student Body; 
others will remember it as the year they really started worrying about 
whether they would graduate or not, and still many more will remember 
it as a year packed full of fun. 

Leonard Celoni, through his many efforts as our class president, helped 
to make our Senior year successful and worthwhile. Genne Smith's job 
as class secretary must have been trying at times (especially when we all 
talked at once), but she filled her office with accuracy. Jesse Baker, 
treasurer, didn't have much money to "treasure," but she always kept the 
books up to date. Paul Urenda, vice-president, and Emma Phelps, Student 
Affairs representative, quite capably filled their offices. We can say too, 
that Joe Fernandez always set up the chairs for meetings. 

Most of all, we of the Senior Class would like to thank Mrs. Cross for the 
patience, understanding, and willingness with which she put forth her ef- 
forts in advising our class. 



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SENIORS 



Barbara Andrews — "Bobbie"; 
bossy people (qrrr!); cute yell 
leader; wonderful G.A.A. pres. 



J. W. Anderson — "Stubby"; 
wants a car that'll do 120! ath- 
letic type; made all-star team 
in basketball; S.B. pres. 



Norma Baker — Housewife, al- 
ready! cousins, she and Jesse 
she naturally likes the domestic 
sciences, or should, anyway. 
Jesse Baker — Comm. maj.; likes 
fun, music, sewinq; F.'H.A.; al- 
ways has that "wide awake" 
look. 



Pearl Ball — History maj.; 

wants to be ace newswoman; 

likes to tumble; writes love 

stories; Latin's hard. 

Judy Ballard — Anythinq for 
a blue ribbon horse! crowded 
locker rooms qet her; school 
reporter; Honor Roll. 



Helen Bellah — Comm. maj.; 
make a qood nurse; "Hair of 
Gold, Eyes of — ." 



Verna Bevill — Art, 
travel; can always be 
drawinq; hates to hear 



Bob Bonde — Tall, dark, hand- 
some; mid-term qraduate now 
studyinq to be a shop teacher; 
qood farmer, too. 
music, 
found 
about 



aches and pains; Honor Rol 



Betty Boring — Dreams of U.C.; 
demerits?! easy qoinq and very 
friendly; loves sports. 



Gwen Carlyon — Success, here 
over five 



she comes! can 



and is Tumblinq Club pres; Oh, 
Patterson! Honor Roll. 



Barney Burris — "Barney Goo- 
qle"; diesel mechanic; 'Lavers!' 
tall, silent, and studiousf?) 



Leonard Celoni 



Donna Clark — "Dee"; re- 
ceived award for qood citizen- 
ship; headed for Comm. train- 
inq in Utah; likes music, leath- 
erwork. 
Ambition: 



---ahem! Senior Class pres.; all 
the sports except basketball, 
eh? known for wisecracks! 




SENIORS 



Alice Crist — "Call me Corky, 
not Alice"; was in the chorus 
qirl skit; wants a Stanford man; 
knits a lot. 

Dale Connally 



as popular as Gable; as rich 
as Ford; Dramatics Club; likes 
"decent" women. 



Janell Douglas — "Ja 

Treasurer; that ol' U. 
has her man; would 
drive her own car. 

"Flunkey" ; 



."; S. B. 

S. Navy 

like to 



James Ellison — "Jimmie Boy"; 
interested in everything (es- 
pecially track, Cadet Corps, 
Rifle Club) ; nuts to stubborn 
"females"! 



Anne Fernandez — "Annie"; 

seen wearinq the latest styles; 

expert in sewinq! always a 

smile, too. 

Joe Fernandez — Such 
--mm! likes to fool with cars; 
just can't bear to ditch school 
Joe? played football. 



Margaret Frazier — "Marqe"; 

maj. in home economics; would 

like to be Boy Scout leader; 

in qen. bother her. jumped cana 

Irene Freitas — Peaches and 
cream complexion! already a 
housewife; very qood at briqht 
remarks. 



peopl 
eyes 



Robert Fryar — Fryar Tuck" 
truck driver, maybe; likes Aq 
outstandinq accomplishment 
I with car! 



Dolores Galvan — Another 
"Dee"; dress designer; chums 



with "Al" and Li 
tinq, too; snobs, 



lie; likes knit- 



Alice Gonzales — "Red"; Girls' 
Block L; likes hockey, dancinq; 
can't stand Mondays! 



Mary Lou Garcia — Comm. 
maj.; a darlinq maiorette; any- 
thinq to be a Cal band major- 
ette; any demerits? 



Roy Hendrix — Drives anythinq 
that moves; Block L pres; likes 
dames, football, Johnny's Pool 
Hall, and Enqlish IV (?) 
Betty Hanson — One of the 
"Four Horsemen," likes the 
Cow Palace, Davis, horses, bas- 
ketball; history maior. 




SENIORS 



Beverly Higgins — "B 

ly, engaged, uses Pond's; en- 
joys swimming, tennis, singing; 
also, guite a card. 



James Hurst — Has that ap- 
pealing look; also freckles; is 
known as Jim; likes most every- 
thing except school work, 
ove- 



"Kiks" 



Frances Herrera 

ways saying "Geez man"; likes 
San Jose; guite a record fiend; 
beautiful, shiny hair. 



Cora Laird — "Corky"; likes 
Rifle Club, horses and cow- 
boys; maj. in history; wants a 
big horse ranch, someday. 



Benny Linn — That wavy hair! 
pretty hand out in Shop; am- 
bitious, too; known for love 
problems. 



Diana Martin — "Diane"; wants 
to be a nurse and marry a doc; 
thrilled over Cal playday; likes 
to shoot; English maj. 
Bill Linn — Hates "Sweet Wil- 
liam," but likes "Linny"; butch- 
er boy; pretty girls --mm! 
name's on the Honor Roll. 



Gale Martin — One of Har- 
old's brothers; still keeps grow- 
ing; fixing over old cars is his 
hobby; track team. 



Hector Martinez — "Blowdy"; 
destined to be a mad drum- 
mer; now, he and Pombo, 
well--! no time for girls, naa. 



Bill Masters — Famous for his 
so called "Toni"; trans, from 
Antioch High; remember him 
in his band uniform? 



Frank Medina — Thrives on 
chem.; probably be a hobo; 



ir him 










says 

track 

esses 


Esther M 


atsuda 


— " 


Shorty"; 


dress 


des 


igner 


for E. 


Taylor; 


likes 


to 


make 


peop 


le 


blow 


their 


tops 


; Girls 


Leac 


iue 


sec; 


c. s. 


F. 











he; on footb< 
team; can't stand 



team, 
wolf- 



Donna Mikkelsen — Would like 
a good job; can't stand con- 
ceit; Liberty's other cute yell 
leader; C.S.F.; Block L. 



John Miguel — Strong, silent 
type; usually seen with a cer- 
tain someone; played football; 
sharp in Shop. 




SENIORS 



Matilda Misquez — "Tillie"; 
would like fame as a jitterbuq ; 

sonq is "It's too soon to know"; 
Mary's, Margaret's and Caro- 
line's sister. 

Addie 
"Babe 



Fumi Niiyama — Will make 
excellent accountant; worries 
about her temper; likes to sew, 
read; made Honor Roll. 



Morse — "Amy" or 
wants to date Frank 
before he leaves; pres. of Jud. 
Comm.; just naturally sociable. 



Ofelia 

finitely 
A. A. 



Ochoa — "Ofie"; de- 
not "Shorty"; likes G. 
Block L) ; listens to ra- 



dio; wants a lonq trip. 



Ramona Ornelas — "Mona"; Nellie Pastor — "Nate"; wants 

likes sharp neckties; "Jalousie"; to travel; Spanish Club pres; 

seen ridinq, readinq, dancinq; likes to toot her horn! Honor 

always looks happy. Roll. 

Lillian Padilla — "Lillie"; quiet Palph Patterson 



Ella Nell Pendry — "Tooter"; 
wants a certain athlete — who? 
Comm. ma].; likes to talk about 

just anythinq. 
'Pat"; has 



as a mouse, isn't she? likes to 
dance, sinq, have fun; cute in 
Senior hat. 



desiqns for pro football; dates 
"out-of-town" women. Likes 
boxinq, too. 



Emma Jean Phelps — Wants to 
be a good housewife; was 
swell as Social Chairman for 
ashinq her lovely 



S.B.; hates 
hair. 



Linton Reed — Will buy John- 
nie's Pool Hall; Frosh qals puz- 
zle him; a smoothie in track; 
one of Ostrom's sharpshooters. 



Eleanor Rios — Always full 

of fun an' mischief; art is a 

whiz for her; likes sports and 
dancinq. 



Ralph Pombo — Call him by 
his last name; someday a farm- 
er with a farmerette; wishes 
teachers were sympathetic. 



Barbara Rennels — Used to be 
a "timid soul"; loves to cook, 
play tennis; can't stand lazy 
people; '49 editor of Lion. 




SENIORS 



Linda 

qory's 
formal 
made 
Billie Robbins — Plans to study 
architecture at U.S.C. or Cal.; 
art editor for '49 Lion; ter- 
rific in green. 



Rogers — "Punkin"; Gre- 
housewife; made red 
was "Dolly" in play; 
the Honor Roll. 



Helen Roia — "Shorty", not 
"Skinny"; be wearing a nurses 
uniform; active in G. A. A. 
got her awards fast. 



Frances Seeno — Like to grad- 
uate from Cal; to be remem- 
bered by "Open the Door, 
Richard';; Girls' League pres.; 
C. S. F. 

Genne Smith — Strutted her 
stuff as majorette; loves to 
laugh and enjoys teachers who 
laugh; comm. maj. 



Molly Taranqo — Professional 
dancer, maybe; perfect drum 
majorette; just dancing, danc- 
ing, dancing; comm. maj. 



Paul Urenda — "Heavy"; cen- 
ter on football team; would 
love to go coon hunting; wishes 
he could stomp on gym floor. 



Leo Thomas — Wants to run 
Gen. Motors broke; tried to 
build a floatable boat; wishes 
girls didn't gab, gab! 



Dolores Vilches- 

on designing clothes; 
she's quiet; loves to eat 
L Club. 



"Dee"; plans Virginia Waldie — "Ginger"; 

thinks Stan's new wife; loves to eat, 

Block play tennis; comm. maj.; Honor 

Roll. 
Manuel Vilchez — "Banjo"; Lois Welches — Interested in 

would like to raise canaries Social Welfare work (helped 

(really?); pet peeve is "Blow- Len and Frank through Eng. 



dy"; Dolores' brother. 



Gladice Yingling — "Sissy"; 
housewife to be; collects pic- 
tures; reads movie mag.; tries 
to avoid "loud people." 



likes music; C.S.F. pres. 




Last Will and Testament 



, J. W. Anderson, will to Mr. Ostrom my good 
eyesight and hope that it will help him in um- 
piring next season. 
, Pat Atchison, being so gifted, will my gay, con- 
stant chatter to Miss Beemer. 
, Barbara Andrews, will my deck of miniature 
cards to the rest of Liberty's pedro lovers. 

Jesse Baker, will my gift for getting along with 
Mrs. Cross in Clothing to Gloria Grande. 

Pearl Ball, so bright and gay, ieave my innocent 
way to LaVerne Waldron. 

Judy Ballard, will my horse complex to Dave 
Anderson. 

Verna Bevill, will my model figure to Do'ores 
Nance. 

Betty Boring, will my brother to Jo Ann Ellis 
— thank goodness! 

Barney Burris, will my long legs to Bill Burrows. 

Gwen Carlyon, will my science ability to Mr. 
Draper. 

Len Celoni, will my beautiful, brown wavy hair 
to cueball Ostrom. 

Donna Clark, will my apple polisher to Ray 
Bartels. 

Janell Douglas, will leave — rich! 

Helen Eeds, will my friendly smile to some un- 
happy Freshman. 

Jim Ellison, will leave Gil — at last! 

Anne Fernandez, will my hair coiffure to Ruth 
Sweeney. 

Irene Freitas, will my ability to keep quiet to 
that noisy Bettv Brown. - 

Robert Fryar, will my leaky pen to Don Kirk- 
patrick. 

Dolores Galvan, will my habit of tastinq all the 
foods in fourth period class to Sumi Matsuda. 

Marv Lou Garcia, don't leave a thing — I am 
takinq all I have with me. 

Alice Gonzales, will my stupid laugh to Med- 

ardo Fajardo, and I hope he keeps it up. 
Betty Hanson, will my crush on - - ?? to Barbara 
Bell; heaven help her! 

Roy Hendrix, will my winking left eye to any 
bashful boy who should happen to need it. 

Beverly Hiqqins, will my blonde hair to Mr. Os- 
trom. (He needs both mine and Len'sl. 
Frances Herrera, will my perfect attendance rec- 
ord to Mr. VonderAhe and the truant officer. 

Jo Kirkpatrick, will my part as a sophisticated 
dame to Diana Roberts. 

Cora Laird, will my love for horses and rodeos 
to anyone who can afford them. 

Bill Linn, will be most happy to leave! 

Diana Martin, will my A-\- in Spanish to any- 
one who needs it. 

Gale Martin, will the history book I've studied 
so faithfully these two years to Ed McKinney. 

Hector Martinez, will my Gene Krupa drum- 
sticks to Swanee Wilson. 

Bill Masters, will my secret Toni formula to 
Henry Gonzales. 



I, Franke Medina, will my scientific mind to Cath- 
erine Callagahn. 

, Donna Mikkelsen, will to someone without a 
mind of his own the job of typing the school 
paper for Mr. Sutcliffe. 

, Matilda Misquez, will my ability to make people 
mad to Josie Corneliuz. 

, Ramona Ornelas, will the best to the gang. I 
leave to find the other Toni twin. 

, Lillian Padilla, leave behind to Henry Gon- 
zales my true knowledge and apple polisher 
in Spanish class. 

, Ralph Patterson, will my"blood and guts" to 
Bruce Soderstrom. (He'll need them in foot- 
ball). 

, Ella Nell Pendry, will all my pictures of Gene 
Campbell to someone in his fan club. 

, Emma Jean Phelps, leave Student Affairs to 
solve my own problems. 

, Ralph Pombo, do hereby will my statuesque 
height to Mr. Sutcliffe. 

, Linton Reed, will my football ability to my 
sister LaRue. 

, Barbara Rennels, will my habit of losing every- 
thing to Evelyn Sukup. 

, Eleanor Rios, will my roughhousing to my gentle 
brother Ruben. 

, Billie Robbins, will my red hair to Coach Porter 
field. (It matches his temper). 

, Linda Rogers, leave Mr. VonderAhe and the 
student accounts in peace — Amen! 

, Helen Roza, will my love problems to Mr. 
Draper. 

, Frances Seeno, leave my ability to argue with 
Mr. Callaghan to some one who loves to 
argue. 

, Genne Smith, will my position as majorette to 
Swanee Wilson. 

, Leo Thomas, will my rapidly growing beard 
to Mel Barbee. 

, Paul Urenda, will my position as center in the 
football team to Dick Cecchini. 

, Dolores Vilches, being of sound mind, do here- 
by will my quietness to Delbert Schwitters. 

, Manuel Vilches, will my nickname "Banjo" to 
Norman Miquel. 

, Virginia Waldie, left early, as Stan did to join 
the Navv, but I leave to — ? 

, Lois Welches, will miss all of my friends at 
Liberty a great deal. 

, Gladys Yinqling, will my liking for eating down- 
town to Esther Davenport. 

, Margaret Frazier, will leave my graduation pic- 
ture in the hall, I hope. 

, Esther Matsuda, will my C.S.F. pin to Jennie 

Gutierez; she deserves it. (Ahem!!) 
The followinq seniors (pardon the English) don't 

got nothin' to leave nobody: 
Bob Bonde, Joe Fernandez, James Hurst, Benny 
Linn and Nellie Pastor. 



Seventeen 




JUNIOR CLASS 



Front row: A. Sargenti, M. McKnight, S. Miller, J. 
Miller, E. Bettencourt, G. Pitau, R. Sandoval, M. 
Reynolds, M. Swicegood. Second row: P. Rennels, 
B. Robbins, E. Silva, P. Long, K. Fernandez. Third 
row: B. Soderstrom, M. Gonsalves, P. O'Brien, E. 
Mekata, J. Thompson, E. McKinney, B. Anderson, 
D. Phillips, J. Wilkins. 



Top row, left to right: J. Landrum, J. Dominguez, 
D. Dryden, P. O'Brien, B. Crowell, J. Stiles. Second 
row: B. Soderstrom, B. Burrow, B. Shellenberger, D. 
LaCourse, M. Negrete, F. Wetzel, J. Gonsalves. 
Third row: D. Roberts, B. Beutler, S. Williamson, J. 
Peterson, M. Lunsford, M. Pato. Front row: M. Sac- 
chetti, D. Nance, D. Cochnauer, M. Manor, C. 
Fertado, E. Knauss, M. Clements, B. Western. 



Bottom row, left to right: M. Fertado, P. Stanford, 
B. Brown, J. Furtado, M. Wetzel, D. Simoni, A. 
Papadakos, L. De Borba, V. Long. Second row: C. 
Campigli, D. Kirkpatrick, E. Zamora, D. Cecchini, 
J. Wilkins, E. Bacchini. Top row: P. O'Brien, A. 
De Jesus, G. Campbell, K. Cross, J. Berumen. 



Bottom row: C. Sacchetti, E. Sukup, M. Aguilar, S. 

Matsuda, B. Stevens, V. Lyons, C. Callaghan, A. 

Arhontes. Second row: B. Lyons, J. Bristow, L. 

Waldie, M. Pedersen, R. Sweeney, W. Fugett, M. 

Southern, T. Wallis. Third row: J. Landrum, B. 

Soderstrom, K. Cross, P. O'Brien, R. Crowell, D. 
Anderson, M. Lindorf. 



JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS 

Standing, left to right: Gladice Pitau, Mel Peder- 

son, Athens Papadakos, Bette Brown, Sonya Miller, 

Alice Arhontes. Second row: Janice Miller, Shirley 
Williamson, Pat O'Brien. 



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SOPHOMORE CLASS 



Top row, left to right: B. Pomeroy, R. Nunn, B 
Roofe, F. Pastor, D. VonderAhe, F. Cassassa, R 
Mello, G. Aguilar, F. Chavez. Second row: H 
Morse, M. Berumen, L. Bristow, D. Wilkins, R. Oden 
P. Mendez, J. Gilbert, F. Garcia, G. Doneux, E 
Pato. Bottom row: D. Garcia, S. Garcia, V. Tovar 
R. Resendez, F. Sandoval, R. Hix, D. Rodgers. 



Top row: B. Tuttle, F. Pastor, G. Trammell, H. Gon- 
zalves, B. Nunnes, B. Furtado. Second row: B 
Roofe, L. Davis, G. Ellison, B. Waters, N. Miguel, F 
Probst. Bottom row: M. Tresch, A. Sani, G. Grande 
Gill. Third row: H. Watlcins, E. Franklin, A. Butler 
M. Bell, B. Hamlin, E. Leonard, E. Davenport, B 
E. Forehand, D. Ruff, R. Domingo. 



Bottom row: C. Espinoza, D. Faria, R. Garcia, D 
Hyatt, B. Shive, J. Cooper, J. Fortner, B. Bennett 
G. Firpo, B. Beard. Second row: R. Pizzimenti, N 
Scroggins, L. Reynolds, L. Byer, R. Douglas, C 
Linn, B. Pasley, J. Hamlin. Third row: W. May, J 
Yingling, J. Tuck, J. Wilkins, O. Reece, R. Lasater 
J. Hamlin. Top row: J. Cochnauer, H. DuBois, R 
Albert, B. Lavender, F. Temps. 



Bottom row: P. Long, B. Dyers, J. Ellis, S. Darnell 
J. Whitley, B. Fertado, B. Campbell, J. Simoni 
J. Del Borba, M. Wetzel, J. Simoni. Second row 
F. Perko, R. Gideon, T. Padilla, B. Helms, J. Har 
rison, M. Barbee, S. Wilson, J. McCall. Third row 
R. Calvert, R. Garner, F. Campigli, R. Rios, E 
Herrera, B. McCall, B. Reeves, A. Alves. 



SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS 

Front row, left to right: Leroy Bristow, Betty Ham- 
lin, Betty Bennett, Gail Firpo. Back row: Gilbert 
Ellison, Bryan Roofe. 






FRESHMEN CLASS 



Bottom row, left to right: P. Riley, B. Tyler, F. 
Duke, C. Southern, R. Biggs, T. Ligon, P. Jones, 
D. Viramontes, D. Swaney. Second row: D. Burrow, 
W. McClelland, J. McClelland, O. Weatherby, B. 
Morris, B. England. Third row: R. Willis, T. Slatten, 
A. Pederson, D. O'Brien, K. Willis. Top row: M. 
Enni, R. Martin, K. Kretchmer, G. McKinney. 



Top row: M. Dominguez, R. Rodriguez, R. Sylvia, D. 
Liebe, H. Armstrong, R. Del Carlo, J. Gamino, C. 
Craggs, R. Downs. Second row: F. Lorenzetti, J. 
Rodgers, C. Curtis, L. Stemier, D. Emerson, J. 
Harwell, H. Watson, D. Albers. Third row: V. Louis, 
A. Romero, E. Sandoval, J. Martinis, B. Bell, M. 
Mikata, M. Browning. Bottom row: L. Johnson, Y. 
Scoggin, F. Belleci, L. De Jesus, J. Reynolds, L. 
Reed, J. Yagi, L. Frankler, L. Vasquez. 



Bottom row, left to right: B. Colburn, C. Carpenter, 
L. Carlyon, N. Nielson, B. Clearwater, G. Rogers, 
W. Patterson, Z. Wilson. Second row: P. Atchley, 
D. Freitas, C. Misquez, A. Neeley, C. Graham, D. 
Anderson, E. Crandall. Third row: J. Byer, R. 
Sylvia, D. Schwitters, D. Sims, J. Atterberry. Fourth 
row: C. Teague, D. Tipton, G. Ditmars, J. Burris, 
J. Torres. Top row: Z. Mendoza, C. Smith, J. 
Bettencourt, J. Arhontes, T. Romirez. 



Bottom row: P. Santos, A. Sacchetti, D. Furi, J. 
Johnson, W. Barlow, P. Wiley, S. Mundell, M. 
Alameda. Second row: M. Coelho, D. Freedle, I. 
Freitas, N. Sad, H. Walker, P. Brazier, J. Machado. 
Third row: K. Howard, R. Hearst, G. Sawtel, J. 
Roquemore, E. Douglas, J. Sales. 



Freshmen Class Officers 



Front row, left to right: Chad Curtis, Leon Stem- 
ier. Top row: Pat Wiley, Janice Johnson, Jo Ann 
Reynolds, Sue Mundell. 




SIDE GLANCES 

Scenes like these are typical of the work and functioning of the school and 
classroom. We have here only a sampling of the many aspects of school 
and school life. 

1. Betty Boring jots down data as Rufus Hurst locates "faraway places." 

2. Part of the Lion's Roar staff are engaged in big plans. 3. Peeping 
through keyholes is the best way to get news hot off the griddle, as demon- 
strated by these reporters and the editor himself! 4. No, this isn't from 
the Chemistry room; it's George Doneux, the photo editor of the Annual 
Staff, at work in the dark room. 5. Standing in the sawdust is John Miguel 
using the table saw out in the Shop as Mr. Schuttish looks on. 



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I. Clothing III looks simple here as the beginnings of this dress are in- 
spected by this nimble fingered seamstress, Athens Papadakos. 2. Weld- 
ing is just one of the many processes learned in the Ag Shop. Masks must 
be worn to protect eyes from intense flashes. 3. Gil Ellison looks as if he's 
mastered the broad jump — now to beat the record. 4. The boys in F.F.A. 
raise "contented cows," but here we have a grumpy looking Hereford. 
5. Mr. Callaghan's Senior Problems class doesn't always discuss problems 
as one can easily see. 6. The fair sex is now given opportunity to join the 
Rifle Club. Mr. Ostrom, instructor, shows how as Edna watches. 



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I . One of the many odd jobs assigned to the office girls, that of mimeo- 
graphing the day's announcements, is shown by Sonya Miller. 2. It must 
not be a time test; these girls in Typing II class look too relaxed. 3. Craft 
students, during the course of the year, are taught, among other things, 
how to work with leather, shells, metal and wood. 4. We wonder if it's 
always this quiet when students in Clothing II class get together. 5 and 6. 
The Home Economics department teaches gals what's what around the 
home. Home management girls are careful to chase every speck of dirt 
in the Girls' League room, here, while in Foods the girls prepare to pop 
cookies into the oven. 



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PEEP SHOW 

I. Hey there! 2. Oh, my aching back. 3. Can-Can girls. 4. Our kid brothers make with the voice. 
5. Beware this mad musician. 6. Just three silly dames. 7. Another mad man. 8. Betty and her dimples. 
9. Lonesome Schmoos. 10. "He kissed me!" II. Frances and her bovine beau. 12. Perk up. 13. Wake 
up, Corky. 14. Her eyes are bigger than her stomach. 15. Waiting for the bus. 



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ANNUAL STAFF 

The Annual Staff has finally found time to pause for a moment to have our 
picture taken. Our first big success was the Sadie Hawkins Dance, and 
under the leadership of an excellent editor and adviser, we have worked 
together to make the '49 Annual a big success. We hope that it will pro- 
vide for you a treasure of cherished memories in years to come. 




Student Body Officers 

Front row, left to right: Emma Jean Phelps, Social Chairman; Frances Seeno, Secretary Janell Douglas 
Serge U a r n e t-at -Arms" ^ Vice " Presiden ^ J W " And — ■ President, and^alph , Patterson ; 



'49 LION STAFF 

Bottom row, left to right 
Lois Welches, Bus. Mgr. 
Billie Robbins, Art Editor 
Evelyn Sukup, Asst. Editor 
Alice Arhontes, Asst. Art 
Editor. Top row: George 
Doneux, Photo Editor; Pat 
O'Brien, Publicity Mgr.; Mr. 
Sutcliffe, Adviser. 



Barbara Rennels, Editor. 



STUDENT BODY 
OFFICERS 

Front row, left to right: 
Emma Jean Phelps, Social 
chairman; Frances Seeno, 
Secretary; Janell Douglas, 
Treasurer. Top row: John 
Bristow, Vice-President; Jay 
Anderson, President. 



STUDENT AFFAIRS 
OFFICERS 



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lice ntau, Vice-Presi- 
dent; John Bristow, Presi- 
dent; Frances Seeno, Sec- 
retary. 



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STUDENT AFFAIRS 

Bottom row: G. Firpo, M. 
Ellison, J. Ballard, E. Phelps, 
B. Rennels, F. Seeno, D. 
Mikkelsen, B. Andrews. Sec- 
ond row: Miss Doran, B. 
Shellenberger, G. Pitau, B. 
Brown, K. Cross, L. Celoni, 
J. Johnson, L. Stemler, J. 
Anderson, R. Hendrix. Top 
row: G. Ellison, M. Peder- 
son, J. Bristow, J. Domin- 
guez, P. O'Brien. 



C. S. F. 

Top row: B. Rennels, F. 
Yagi, M. Mekata, W. Fu- 
gett, B. Hamlin, C. Callag- 
han, N. Scroggins. Second 
row: G. Carlyon, P. O'Brien, 

D. Clark, D. Mikkelsen, B. 
Andrews, N. Neilsen, B. 
Colburn, Miss Lavers. Front 
row: E. Matsuda, B. Rob- 
bins, F. Seeno, C. Carpen- 
ter, E. Bettencourt, G. Pitau, 
P. Rennels, J. Fortner, L. 
Carlyon. 



Student Affairs 

The presidents and representatives of the groups in our school make up 
the body called Student Affairs, who literally discuss and take steps to 
help the affairs of the students. This year highway safety measures, enter- 
tainment at Student Body meetings, and many other worthwhile accomp- 
lishments were successfully attempted for the benefit of the school. 




C. S. F. 

The Scholarship Society is composed of people who have grades averag- 
ing an A- or higher. This year they undertook to sponsor a honor roll 
which grants certain honors upon those people having an average of B+ 
or better. This group had an enjoyable social year including a bang up 
party for the football team and a delightful trip to Mills College. 



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Judiciary Committee 

We wish everyone realized that this committee is made up largely of 
students, not teachers, and that they are interested in insuring your 
rights and privileges by giving you fair chances. They don't look as if 
they'd bite your heads off, do they? 




Newspaper Staff 

The Liberty High Journalism Club was composed this year of newspaper 
staff members only. Besides successfully publishing the LIONS ROAR 
twice a week the group sponsored the "Casaba Cavalcade" and thus 
earned enough money to buy 2 new typewriters. The club plans to expand 
next year. r 



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JUDICIARY COMMITTEE 

Bottom row, left to right: 
J. Fortner, L. Reed, R. Wil- 
lis, S. Miller, Mrs. Soder- 
strom. Second row: A. 
Morse, J. Ellison, P. O'Brien, 
Top row: Mr. Ostrom, Mr. 
Noble. 



NEWSPAPER STAFF 

First row: D. Mikkelsen, G. 
Firpo, B. Bennett, J. Fort- 
ner. Second row: B. An- 
drews, B. Boring, M. Tar- 
ango, M. L. Garcia. Third 
row: J. Wilkins, Mr. Sut- 
cliffe, J. Dominguez. 



G. A. A. 

Top row: M. Reynolds, P. 
Long, J. McCall. Seated, 
top row: J. Reynolds, J. 
Ballard, D. Martin, J. Fort- 
ner, B. Robbins, D. Clark, 
M. Lundstord, M. Pato, L. 
DeBorba, M. Pastor, G. 
Grande, A. Papadakos, S. 
Williamson, L. Reed, Y. 
Scohhins, D. Simoni. Sec- 
ond row: J. Johnson, A. 
Arhontes, J. Furtado, B. 
Bennett, J. Cooper, P. Mc- 
Knight, G. Pitau, L. Rogers, 
B. Andrews, Donna Mikkel- 
sen, J. Simoni, Miss Beemer. 
Third row: C. Fertado, E. 
Knauss, G. Firpo, B. Beard, 
B. Colburn, N. Nielson, L. 
Carlyon, M. Clements, E. 
Bettencourt, F. Miller, M. 
Tarango. 



GIRLS' LEAGUE 
COUNCIL 

Bottom row, left to right: 
Bette Brown, Jo Ann Reyn- 
olds, Addie Morse, Esther 
Matsuda, Frances S e e n o, 
Gfadice Pitau. Top row: 
Delcine Hyatt, Jean Mc- 
Call, Mrs. Craig. 



G. A. A. 

The Girls Athletic Association is a group of girls who are interested in 
sports. With the aid of Miss Beemer they meet once a week to play sea- 
sonal sports, tennis, folk dance or tumble. Their season, as usual, was full 
of its share of parties which were made possible by their "coke and candy" 
sales and their annual turkey raffle. 




GIRLS' LEAGUE COUNCIL 

This is the group who plan the Mother's Tea, Hi Jinx and the money raising 
activities for the Girls' League. "Refresher Courses" are held with other 
Girls' League councils at county meets. ' 



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FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA 

The F.H.A. is a group of girls who are interested in putting what they have 
learned in the homemaking department to practical and pleasant use. This 
year they have been quite busy cooking and serving for various events, as 
well as modeling their garments at the Mothers' Tea. The busy program 
certainly kept the officers busy planning all the time. 




FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA 

A field trip, Cow Palace Exhibitions, Greenhand initiations and banquets 
are some of the rewards for these young farmers who spend time and effort 
in learning the mechanics of farming. A Future Farmer at Liberty can us- 
ually be singled out by his blue and gold jacket bearing the words "Brent- 
wood Chapter." 



F. H. A. 

Bottom row: B. Bennett, G. 
Firpo, H. Walker, M. Swice- 
good, M. Sacchetti, H. 
Roza, M. Tarango, B. Clear- 
water. Second row: Mrs. 
Somerhalder, D. Clark, A. 
Morse, S. Williamson, B. 
Beard, B. Colburn, C. Fur- 
tado, L DeBorba, D. Sim- 
oni. Top row: J. Reynolds, 
D. Rodgers, K. Graham, J. 
Simoni, B. Brown, J. Simoni, 

G. Smith, M. Fertado, P. 
Stanford. 



F. F. A. 

Front row: G. Pato, F. Lor- 
enzetti. N. Rodriguez, R. 
Pizzimenti, K. Cross, H. 
Morse, M. Gonsalves, J. 
Gonsalves, R. Fryar, B. Mc- 
Call. Second row: B. Bur- 
row, M. Coelho, A. Alves, 
R. Galindo, D. Harrison, D. 
Libea, F. McCormick, B. 
Fryer, F. Wetzel, C. Cam- 
pigli. Top row: J. Harwell, 
.1. Silvia, R. Del Carlo, K. 
Howard, G. Scoggins, J. 
Bettencourt, T. Roza, G. 
Ghiozi, F. Pastor, R. Gid- 
eon, R. Pombo. 



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DRAMATICS CLUB 

Bottom row, left to right: 
8. Robbins, B. Bennett, L. 
Rogers, G. Firpo, C. Car- 
penter, B. Clearwater, M. 
Garcia, J. Kirkpatrick, B. 
Boring. Second row: E. 
Knauss, C. Fertado, L. Car- 
lyon, P. Rennels, J. Fortner, 
B. Beard, D. Roberts, B. Col- 
burn, A. Arhontes, N. Niel- 
sen, F. Seeno, B. Rennels, 
P. Ball, V. Bevill. Top row: 
G. McKinney, D. Martin, J. 
Rodgers, B. Shellenburger, 
D. O'Brien, P. O'Brien, D. 
LaCourse, R. Nunn, D. An- 
derson, M. Lindorf, Miss 
Ganton. 



DRAMATICS CLUB 

Oh no, they're not from Hollywood, but they could very easily be. These 
distinguished looking people are the actors and actresses of Liberty! Under 
the leadership of Pat O'Brien as president and Miss Ganton as the new ad- 
visor, the club has worked hard to make our Student Body play the big 
success that it was. Hats off to Liberty's Dramatics Club! 





STUDENT BODY PLAY 

"Uncertain Wings," the 1949 student body play, was presented May 12th 
and i 3th and was laughlingly received by the fun loving audiences. Marvin 
Lindorf, who later took Pat's place, Diana Roberts, and Bonnie Robbins as 
well as the other members of the cast performed delightfully in this teen- 
age farce. Dave Anderson and Due LaCourse did a fine job of stage 
managing and set making. 



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RIFLE CLUB 



Until this year the Rifle Club was composed of boys only, but when cer- 
tain girls discovered that they might join they immediately prepared to 
begin the year with the rest of the group. "Artillery Junction" was the 
name of the dance sponsored by Mr. Ostrom's sharpshooters in the spring. 




RIFLE CLUB 

First row: L. Rogers, E. Bet- 
tencourt, F. Ellison. Second 
row: Mr. Ostrom, C. Laird, 
D. Martin, J. Miller, J. 
Fortner. Third row: D. Sch- 
witters, H. Armstrong, S. 
McKinney, G. Carlyon, L. 
Thomas. Fourth row: R. 
Oden, T. Slatten, L. Reed, 
J. Arhontes, J. Torres. 



CADETS 

Left to right: J. Ellison, J. 
Wilkins, S. Wilson, S. Bris- 
tow, O. Reece, M. Barbee, 
D. Schwitters, L. Reynolds, 
T. McCormack, B. Pasley, 
G. Sawtel, C. Linn. 



CADET CORPS 

The Cadet Corps is composed of twelve members who meet as a regu- 
lar class with Mr. Ostrom, instructor, and James Ellison, Lieutenant to drill 
practice target shooting, and to read maps. Notice the orderly formation 
and the neat appearance the uniforms give the corps as the boys drill. The 
small group has earned recognition and achieved much during the year. 



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BAND 

Nifty uniforms, capable majorettes, good formation, and excellent per- 
formance &re the results of Mr. Noble's untiring efforts to make Liberty's 
band a band to be proud of! It played on several occasions, among which 
were the games, the Oakley Parade, and the annual Spring Concert. 



BAND 

Bottom row: G. Smith, P. 
McKnight, A. Sargenti, M. 
Garcia, S. Miller. Second 
row: J. Ellis, H. Martinez, 
N. Miguel, M. Tarango, S. 
Wilson, B. Masters, B. Bor- 
ing, G. Ditmars, V. Long. 
Third row: J. Ballard, B. 
Probst, F. Perko, A. De- 
Jesus, D. VonderAhe, D 
Connally, F. Campigli, E. 
Bacchini, F. Garcia, L. 
Stemler, B. Shellenberger. 
Fourth row: Mr. Noble, B. 
Roofe, B. Hanson, L. De- 
Borba, R. Garner, J. Fur- 
tado, J. Sales, D. Cecchini, 
B. Pasley, E. Zamora. Top 
row: J. Landrum, D. Kirk- 
patrick, G. Trammell, J. 
Gilbert, C. Campigli, R. 
Garner, H. DuBois, J. Bris- 
tow, R. Crowell. 




This perfect "L" looks quite simple, but it's hard to imagine the careful 
planning and long practice necessary to achieve what's just right. The 
majorettes, too, must think and act quickly. 



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SPANISH CLUB 

Habla usted el Espanol? (Do you speak Spanish?) If so, you're eligible to 
|om the Spanish Club. This "brand new" club planned a few activities this 
year, but its members are eagerly looking forward to next year, when they 
will be able to carry out more of their plans. 




MUSIC CLUB 

The music club is one of the newly organized clubs at Liberty. It was or- 
ganized by students who were interested in getting together once every 
other week to hsten to good music of all kinds. In the future the members 
ot the club will attend concerts or musical comedies. We hope that this 
club will be of great enjoyment to those "music lovers" at Liberty. 

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SPANISH CLUB 

Bottom row, left to right: 

B. Bennett, G. Firpo, J. 
Fortner, A. Arhontes, B. 
Clearwater, D. F u r i , M. 
Bishop, J. Cooper, L. Reed, 

C. Carpenter. Second row: 
F. McCall, B. Beard, V. 
Bevill, N. Pastor, P. Brazier, 
J. Ligon, Miss Lavers, L. 
Vasquez. Third row: L. Pas- 
tor, M. Pastor, G. Grande, 

D. Tipton, B. Tyer, R. Nunn, 
B. Pomeroy, G. Mendoza. 
Top row: D. O'Brien, M. 
Lindorf, D. Anderson, F. 
Cassassa, J. Harwell. 



MUSIC CLUB 

Bottom row: L. Carlyon, B. 
Bennett, G. Firpo, J. Fort- 
ner, M. Sacchetti, A. Arhon- 
tes, A. Morse, F. Seeno, A. 
Papadakos. Second row: J. 
McCall, B. Beard, B. Shive 
V. Bevill, N. Neilson, C. 
Carpenter, D. Simoni. Third 
row: E. Knauss, C. Fertado, 
K. Fernandez, P. Long, M. 
Reynolds, B. Bevill, L. Pas- 
tor, B. Campbell, B. Shell- 
en berger. Top row: Mr 
Noble, D. LaCourse, J.' 
Machado, F. Campigli, R. 
Garner, D. VonderAhe,' C. 
Campigli, D. Cecchini, E. 
Bacchini. 




SCHOOL CALENDAR '48 



September 

I 3 — Everyone was glad to come back for 
the first day of school. 



October 

I — The gals and fellows who went to the 
Barn Dance sported loud shirts, all 
right. 

5 — Our J.V. team beat Rio Vista's with 
score of 43-0! 

8 — What a hit that Sophomore-Freshman 
party was! 

13-14 — Seniors put on big smiles for their 
pictures. 

22 — We beat Livermore 38-14; band made 
its first appearance. Hoo-ray! 

28 — Richard Rodriguez won first place in 
speech contest at F.F.A. green hand 
initiation. 



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ber 



ovember 

I 2 — The gals who brought eligible bachelors 
to the Sadie Hawkins Dance had a 
wonderful time, huh girls? 

I 8 — Fathers who attended the annual F.F.A. 
Banquet enjoyed the good food pre- 
pared and served by Mrs. Somerhalder 
and her F.H.A. girls. 

19 — The girl's Hi Jinx was quite a fun 
packed evening. 

24 — J.V.'s sponsored a big dance. 

December 

I — What fun! The F.H.A. had an initiation 
party. 

17 — Hoo-ray — no more worry until Jan. 3! 
There was an afternoon Christmas pro- 
gram, and that night the C.S.F. spon- 
sored the gay, semi-formal Jingle Hop. 



SCHOOL CALENDAR 1949 

January 

6 — Everyone felt on top of the world at 
the E.B.C.A.L. Basketball Dance. 

-ebruary 

15 — The teachers were so clumsy, comical 
and slow at the Casaba Cavalcade. 
We'll never forget it! 

vlarch 

2 — Eva Moegle played classical and popu- 
lar selections on her beautiful harp. 

A — The Soph Hop! The magical theme was 
carried out beautifully and the orches- 
tra was tops. 

14 — National Assemblies sent us "The Kil- 
ties." Could they sing and play! 

23 — Boys paid as much as $2.30 for the 
gals' cooking at the Annual Staff's Box 
Social. 

April 

8 — The Prom, that wonderland dance with 
the superb orchestra and refreshment 
party, won't soon be forgotten! 

22 — Liberty's talented artists performed at 
the Senior Talent Show. The Hobo 
Dance was really something unusual. 
(Leave it to the F.F.A.) 

29 — L.U.H.S. moms enjoyed the Mothers 
Tea, which had been carefully planned 
with a delicate Chinese setting. 

30 — A Saturday, but nevertheless a track 
meet. 

May 

6 — Mr. Noble's "musical corps" gave an 
excellent performance at the Spring 
Concert. 

1 2- 1 3 — Applause and more applause for the 
group who worked on the play, "Un- 
certain Wings." 

20 — The anniversary of the '49ers was 
celebrated at the Senior Ball. 

27 — Seniors flew off — who knows where? — 
on Senior Ditch Day! 



June 

10— 



Commencement exercises mean the 
end of another year, and for the Sen- 
iors, the end of high school days. 




Bobbie Andrews and Donna 
Mikkelsen. 







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SPORTS ROUNDUP 



The I 948-49 sports season got off to a roaring start this year as our fight- 
ing football varsity swept 5 straight league opponents into the dustpan 
of defeat and emerged with the EBCAL Championship. Graduating 
Seniors Len Celoni, J. W. Anderson, John Miguel, Paul Urenda : Frank 
Medina, and Ralph Patterson played inspired ball and bulwarked a strong 
Liberty team. Our new coach, Lee Walker did a grand job of smoothing 
out the offensive and defensive wrinkles and proved a tireless worker 
toward assuring the team's success. 

Our A and B basketball teams were not as fortunate as the pigskin war- 
riors. Emeryville and Livermore proved our undoing and cost us the 
championship. Our future looks bright in this sport however. 
Coach Porterfield's track boys added more laurels as they triumphed 
over all opposition to go on and annex another EBCAL trophy. 
Baseball, like basketball, found the boys building for the next year. Soph- 
omore pitchers Harry Morse and Donn VonderAhe, and Junior Gene 
Campbell gained fine experience but the championship eluded us. 
On other scoring fronts . . . Mr. Sutcliffe's scrappy J.V.'s won 6 out of 8, 
sent 4 men up to bolster the Varsity in mid season, gave 30 additional 
boys a chance to participate in the helmet sport and thus definitely proved 
the worthwhileness of its existence; Coach Porterfield and Miss Beemer 
successfully launched both boys' and girls' tumbling; the Junior class 
copped the interclass basketball championship and there was a flurry 
of interest in the formation of a permanent Tennis Club. 
Although the season will not go down in history as a perfect one, still it 
did provide participation for more of our students than have ever had 
the chance to play competitively before. We are looking forward with 
great zest to next year. 



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GIRL'S BLOCK L 

When a girl wears a block L on her school sweater it means that in her 
Y l af j aS ^ G - A,A - member sn © has earned at least 500 points. Although 
she doesn't have to play as hard as a boy to earn this award, she usually 
must participate in G.A.A. activity for at least three years. 



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BOY'S BLOCK L 

The , size of the Block L Club this year is a good indication of the number 
ot boys interested in sports. The club was more active than usual this year 

+k m L i " u L P r afty WaS great fun ' but we '" especially remember 

the Block L boys performance at the fashion show. How could anyone 
torget their crazy antics? 



GIRLS' BLOCK L 

Bottom row: B. Firpo, E. 
Pendry, B. Boring, D. VII- 
chez, H. Roza, D. Galvan, 

J. Miller. Second row: B. 
Andrews, D. Mikkelsen, C. 
Crist, O. Ochoa. Top row: 
J. Ballard, D. Martin, Miss 
Beemer. 



BOYS' BLOCK L 

Top row, left to right: K. 
Cross, D. Kirlcpatrick, F. Pas- 
tor, L. Bloomfield, E. Zam- 
ora, P. Urenda, C. Porter- 
field. Second row: D. Von- 
derAhe, R. Hendrix, F. Me- 
dina, J. Wilkens, B. Shell- 
enberger, J. Dominguez, A. 
DeJesus. Third row: B. Pom- 
eroy, L. Davis, M. Pedersen, 
H. Morse, R. Nunn, D. An- 
derson. Bottom row: E. Bac- 
chini, J. Berumen, L. Celoni, 
J. W. Anderson, R. Patter- 
son, R. Mello. 



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A TEAM 

Top row, left to right: Coach Lee Walker, Ralph Patterson, Len Bloomfield, Bruce Soderstrom, Duke 
LaCourse, Dave Anderson, Len Celoni, Donn VonderAhe. 2nd row: Ronny Nunn, Gil Ellison, Jim Wil- 
kins, Paul Urenda, J. W. Anderson, Loyal Davis. 1st row: Joe Dominguez, Jim Ellison, Gene Campbell, 
John Miguel, Mel Pederson, Dick Cecchini, Jess Berumen, Mel Berumen. 

VARSITY FOOTBALL 

From a winless '47 season to a Championship '48 season is the story of 
Liberty's great football team. Tired of losing, the boys suddenly rose up 
in all their might and after, slaughtering Emeryville and Livermore and 
slipping by Amador and CSD, wound up their perfect league year with 
a smashing win over San Ramon. 




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1. The Big Five 

2. Anderson carries the ball 

3. The champs! 

4. There goes that man again. 

5. Rio Vista's down 




FOOTBALL SCORES 

Rio Vista 6-6 Liberty 

Crockett.. .. I 4-1 3 Liberty 

Fairfield.... 6-0 .Liberty 

Em ery 6-2 I ......Liberty 

Livermore I 3-38...... Liberty 

Amador 7-1 8 Liberty 

CSD I 3-20. ...Liberty 

JjL San Ramon. ... .... 9-35. Liberty 

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Kneeling, |. r: Chad Curtis, 
Junior Landrum, Denny O'Brien' 
Harry Morris, Ted Julian, Gene 
Scoggins, Pat. O'Brien, Capt 
Linton Reed, Larry Reynolds 
Leroy Bristow, Ji m Tuck, Gon- 
zalos Mendoza, Elmo Bacchini 
b.andmg: Mgr. James Gilbert 
Bob Oden, Coach Paul Sut- 
clitte, George Singh, John Ma- 
chado, Mel Barbee, Fred Cas- 
sassa, Jackie Harrison, Charles 
Campigl,, Brent Pomeroy Don 
Anderson, Bob England, Bill 
bhellenberger, Marvin Lindorf 
Bob McCormack, Fuzzy Wil- 
kms, Coach Don Desres. 



TL VARSITY 

I he Jayvee football team 
came into Its own this year 
and established Itself as a 
fighting organization that will 
add laurels to Liberty's sport- 
ing crown for many years to 
come. Easy victories were 
pounded out over Rio Vista 
(2), Llvernore, and Fairfield, 
and even sweeter victories' 
were scored over PIttsburq 
and Mt. Diablo 




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A BASKETBALL 

As in baseball, our "A" Basketball team spent most of this season getting 
ready tor next year. Victories were few although in some cases individual 
performances were sparkling. Ed Zamora and J. W. Anderson made 
births on the All-league team while Ronny Nunn, Brent Pomeroy, Kenny 
Cross, Joe Dominguez, Frank Pastor, and big Duke LaCourse will' be the 
backbone of next year's Champs. 




"A" BASKETBALL 

In front: D. Wilkins, Mr. 
Porterfield. Back row: D. La 
Course, B. Pomeroy, R. Pat- 
terson, E. Zamora, R. Nunn, 
J. W. Anderson, F. Dom- 
inquez, F. Pastor, K. Cross. 



"B" BASKETBALL 

B. Linn, T. Roza, M. Gon- 
salves, E. Mekata, J. Gon- 
salves, B. M e n d o z a, B. 
N u n e s, B. Anderson, A. 
Alves. In front: F. Wilkins, 
Coach Porterfield. 



B BASKETBALL 

Three_ big points which San Ramon and Livermore dumped through the 
hoop in two thrilling double-overtime games cost our B's the Championship 
this year. Manuel Gonzales and Bob Nunes were the outstandinq B's 



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"A" BASKETBALL SCORES 

San Ramon 32-37 ..Liberty 

Emery 27-20 Liberty 

Livermore... .32-29 Liberty 

Amador 40-44 Liberty 

CSD ... 25-33 Liberty 

San Ramon... .38-33 Liberty 

Emery .34-31. ....Liberty 

Livermore... 49-32 ...Liberty 

Amador... . 14-47 Liberty 

CSD 35-55... Liberty 



"B" BASKETBALL SCORES 

San Ramon 35-33 ...Liberty 

Emery. .. - I 3-1 8 Liberty 

Livermore ...25-24... Liberty 

Amador... 9-35... Liberty 

CSD.. ...17-37........ ......Liberty 

San Ramon.. 18-29... Liberty 

Emery... 19-29 Liberty 

Livermore...: 30-23 Liberty 

Amador 18-19 Liberty 

CSD 21-41 Liberty 



FcKty- 



BASEBALL 

Although our baseball team didn't win the championship this year, they 
gave evidence of real greatness next year. Coach Walker fielded a team 
composed mostly of Sophomores and Juniors, all of whom gained valu- 
able experience. Next year we'll have 3 well-seasoned pitchers plus a 
strong hitting outfit. Chances for the championship will be very good. 




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TRACK 

Greatly encouraged by Coach Porterfield's enthusiastic help, over 50 
boys turned out for track this year and, sweeping all opposition before 
them, racked up their 4th EBCAL title. Mel Pedersen set new school 
records in the pole vault and both A's and B's showered each meet with 
a sufficient number of first and second places to insure the championships. 



BASEBALL 

Standing, left to riqht: L. 
Bloomfield, H. Morse, J. 
Berumen, B. N u n e s, G. 
Campbell, M. Berumen, R. 
Mello, J. Gilbert. Seated: 
J. Anderson, L. Celoni, J. 
Wilkins, D. Dryden, R. Bar- 
rels, D. Phillips, D. Vonder- 
Ahe, F. Dominquez. 



TRACK 

Top row: M. Neqrete, L. 
Davis, B. Shellenberqer, G. 
Ellison, M. Barbee, D. Kirk- 
patrick, E. Bacchini, F. Pas- 
tor, R. Patterson, Mr. Por- 
terfield. Bottom row: G. 
Martin, M. Gonsalves, F. 
Perko, L. Reed, J. Ellison, 
S. Wilson, E. Douqlas, E. 
Frisbee. 



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Miss Beemer's "Hobby" 

What would a girl's day at school be like without P.E.? We need not 
list the many sports the girl's can enjoy, for most of the sports are well 
represented by the snapshots above. Besides playing during gym periods, 
girls played basketball and tennis at noon, and a tumbling club was formed. 



Forty-four 



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GOOFY GLANCES 

I Three moods. 2 Just cokes, folks! 3 Come now! 4. Time out. 5. Senior problems. 6. That healthy 
glow. 7. Lunatics, Inc. 8. Say ■cheese." 9. Crunchy or chewy. 10. He might move, Fran. II. Oopsy 
Daisy. 2 Timber wolves 13. Pat Atchinson. 14 Water babies. 15. What next? 16 (The wind was 

2lTebl"l S h 9 b t eS? , ' 8 - ^ ell :. h oTc' am -" l<? - ° n f °P of the world! 20 Helen Eeds 
■Thl tl I PN ? 6Z 9A nu ! , S u e r.u lkerS - 21 SupSr sa,esmanshi P- 24- Yep, it's the paper. 25. From 
I he bnake Pit. 26. Oh, if I had the wings 



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VELMA'S 
BEAUTY SALON 

Theatre Building 

Phone 220 Brentwood 

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W. W. MORGANS 

"The Modern General 

Store" 

Brentwood 



THELMA'S GIFT 
SHOP 

Gifts and Flowers 
Brentwood 

RICHARDSON 
PHARMACY 

Galen A. Richardson 
Phone 30 Brentwood 

BARNES-RUDDICK 

Complete 

LUBRICATION SERVICE 

Phone 14 - Brentwood 

KEN'S BAD BOY 
MARKET 

That Good Food Store 
Oak Street - Brentwood 



DUTCHESS 
BEAUTY SALON 

Brentwood 

Abbott & Prewett 

Life - Casualty - Fire 
Insurance 
Opposite Park Phone 121 
Brentwood 

DIABLO INN 

Bob Wisecarver 
Manager 

Borden Junction 

"MOOSES" 
GROUND BULL 

Hambergers - Hot Dogs 

Sandwiches 
Across from High School 



Brentwood Electrical 
Appliance Co. 

Manuel and Frank Gularte 
Electrical Contracting 

Phone 220 

LONE TREE 
GROCERY 

Two Miles North of 
Brentwood 

OTIS DAVIS'S 
SERVICE 

Expert Shellubrication 

Two Miles North of 

Brentwood 

Davis's Loq Cabin 
Grocery 

Davis's Camp 
One Mile North of 
Brentwood 

L. & L BAKERY 

Pastries of All Kinds 
Cakes "Our Specialty" 

M and W Hardware 
& Furniture 

Phone 232-W Brentwood 



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BRENTWOOD Phone 105 

SAN LEANDRO • SAN FRANCISCO • HALF MOON BAY 



THIS INSIGNIA IS YOUR 

ASSURANCE OF THE FINEST IN EQUIPMENT 

AND SERVICE! 



CATERPILLAR -JOHN DEERE 




DANIELSON 
JEWELERS 

Diamonds - Watches - Jewelry 

Theatre Building 

Phone 256-J Brentwood 

OHMSTEDE'S STORE 

Groceries and Meats 
Knightsen 

PRELLI'S 
RESTAURANT 

Fine Foods 

Greyhound Depot 

Railroad Ave. Brentwood 

RED and WHITE 
GROCERY 

For the Best 
Byron 

CENTRAL 
GARAGE 

Phone 2031 
Highway 4 Oakley 



OAKLEY HOTEL 
AND CAFE 

Oakley 

PIOUETTE'S 
GROCERIES 

Open Sundays and Holidays 
Byron 

KAY GODING 

Insurance 
Oakley 

RENO'S CAFE 

Oakley 

CONTINENTE'L 
CLUB and CAFE 

Lende Pratt and Anita Blewitt 
Brentwood 



TED and BOB 

Knightsen 



VERNON'S 
SHOE SHOP 

Brentwood 

DAL PORTO BROS. 
GARAGE 

Oakley 

TOMMY'S CAGE 

Corner of Main and O'Hara 
Oakley 

DIABLO ELECTRIC 

Electrical Appliances 
Brentwood 

Dave Thompson 
Garaqe 

New and Used Parts 
Railroad Ave. Brentwood 



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BYRON VARIETY 



Notions 



Men's Wear 

Cosmetics 



W. C. Monteverde, 
M. D. 

Brentwood 

BRENTWOOD 
PHARMACY 

C. C. Mooer, Proprietor 

IRENE'S 

Dresses - Sportswear - Suits 

Formals - Coats - Lingerie 

Brentwood 

HOME TOWN 
BAKERY 

Pastry - Breads 
Brentwood 



PURINA RANCH 
SUPPLY 

Feed - Dairy Products 
Brentwood 

ROLANDO INN 

Fine Food and 
Liquors 

BOWMER'S 
ELECTRIC SHOP 

Farm and Home Appliances 
Oakley 



TOMMY'S CAFE 

Corner of Main and O'Hara 
Oakley 



ED'S BARBER 
SHOP 

'A Friendly Place to Be' 
Brentwood 



AL'S BAR AND 
RESTAURANT 



Phone 221 



Brentwood 



WILD IDOL INN 

Byron 



STERLING 
LUMBER CO. 

'Sterling Quality Always' 
Oakley 



DELTA GARAGE 

W. Wristen, Manager 
Phone 37 Brentwood 



RENTWOO 
VARIETY 

TOYS - GIFTS 
School Supplies 



BRENTWOOD 
MEN'S SHOP 

"For Well Dressed 
Men" 



BRENTWOOD 
DRY GOODS 

Mr. and Mrs. George Romero 

and Melba 

Phone 253 Theater Bldg. 



UNION OIL 

Clifford E. Jones 
Firestone Batteries 



IRENE'S 
BEAUTY SALON 

Oakley 
BEST OF LUCK 

TED and BOB 

BRENTWOOD 
AUTO PARTS 

Complete Replacement 

Lines 

Railroad Ave. and Oak Sts. 

SARA'S 

Ready-to-W ear 
Byron 

OLNEY'S DEPT. 
STORE 

Oakley 

REXALL STORE 

"Good Health to All from 
Rexall" 
Oakley 

Hotel Brentwood 

Tony Continente, Prop. 

Home Cooked Food 

Phone 29 



THE DELTA 
CREAMERY 

Brentwood 



Forty-eight 



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